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#Bangladesh

# bangladesh - Tuesday 7 May, 2013

Bangladesh building survivors protest as toll passes 700
# Bangladesh
# Bangladesh

Bangladesh building survivors protest as toll passes 700

May 7th 2013, 9:30 AM 3,793 Views 8 Comments

Many of the staff at the ill-fated nine-storey factory were earning just 38 dollars a month, a salary condemned as “slave labour” by Pope Francis.

# bangladesh - Sunday 5 May, 2013

Fast fashion, fair wage: What Vietnam can teach Bangladesh
# Sweatshops
# Sweatshops

Fast fashion, fair wage: What Vietnam can teach Bangladesh

May 5th 2013, 9:15 AM 12,287 Views 13 Comments

Vietnam – working on improving technology, conditions and pay – is proving more attractive to brands who want to protect their consumer reputation.

# bangladesh - Saturday 4 May, 2013

Column: The Bangladesh factory collapse shows us the deadly cost of cheap fashion
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: The Bangladesh factory collapse shows us the deadly cost of cheap fashion

May 4th 2013, 7:00 PM 298 Views 36 Comments

Following the tragic accident at a Bangladesh clothing factory, Penneys has said it will give money to people who lost family members in the collapse – but we as consumers have a responsibility too, says Ruth Tanner.

# bangladesh - Wednesday 1 May, 2013

Bangladesh disaster death toll passes 400
# Bangladesh
# Bangladesh

Bangladesh disaster death toll passes 400

May 1st 2013, 8:40 AM 4,830 Views 14 Comments

Bangladeshi protesters enraged by the deadly factory collapse led rallies against low wages and poor working conditions – kicking off worldwide protests to mark May Day.

# bangladesh - Monday 29 April, 2013

Penneys: We will pay compensation to victims of Bangladesh factory collapse
# Bangladesh
# Bangladesh

Penneys: We will pay compensation to victims of Bangladesh factory collapse

Apr 29th 2013, 7:10 PM 10,219 Views 27 Comments

Penneys said it will give money to people who lost family members in the collapse, which killed almost 400 people.

# bangladesh - Sunday 28 April, 2013

The Evening Fix... now with added Barack Obama playing Daniel Day-Lewis
# Evening Fix
# Evening Fix

The Evening Fix... now with added Barack Obama playing Daniel Day-Lewis

Apr 28th 2013, 8:00 PM 8,243 Views 4 Comments

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.

100 hours after Bangladesh disaster, survivor found
# Bangladesh
# Bangladesh

100 hours after Bangladesh disaster, survivor found

Apr 28th 2013, 1:49 PM 5,924 Views 4 Comments

Plus, the devastating images from the scene.

UPDATE: Police arrest owner of Bangladesh factory
# Disaster
# Disaster

UPDATE: Police arrest owner of Bangladesh factory

Apr 28th 2013, 10:27 AM 5,998 Views 5 Comments

The death toll has now reached 363 but is expected to rise.

No more 'cries for help' as hopes for survivors fade at Bangladesh building
# Disaster
# Disaster

No more 'cries for help' as hopes for survivors fade at Bangladesh building

Apr 28th 2013, 7:29 AM 4,419 Views 8 Comments

The death toll in the building collapse has now reached 363 but it is expected to increase.

# bangladesh - Saturday 27 April, 2013

'Stench of dead bodies is so strong' says Bangladesh building rescuers
# Bangladesh
# Bangladesh

'Stench of dead bodies is so strong' says Bangladesh building rescuers

Apr 27th 2013, 2:19 PM 6,458 Views 2 Comments

A further 23 people were pulled alive this morning from the ruins of the eight-storey factory which caved in on Wednesday.

# bangladesh - Thursday 25 April, 2013

Safety inspectors 'ignored cracks' at collapsed clothing factory in Bangladesh
# Bangladesh
# Bangladesh

Safety inspectors 'ignored cracks' at collapsed clothing factory in Bangladesh

Apr 25th 2013, 8:33 AM 8,709 Views 28 Comments

The death toll at the Dkaha collapse has now risen to 159, as accusations of corruption among safety inspectors emerged.

# bangladesh - Wednesday 24 April, 2013

Supplier to Penneys based in Bangladesh building that collapsed, claiming 87 lives
# Bangladesh
# Bangladesh

Supplier to Penneys based in Bangladesh building that collapsed, claiming 87 lives

Apr 24th 2013, 9:55 PM 21,123 Views 48 Comments

Workers had complained about cracks prior to the collapse of the eight-story building.

# bangladesh - Friday 1 March, 2013

Death toll in Bangladesh war crimes clashes rises to 53
# India
# India

Death toll in Bangladesh war crimes clashes rises to 53

Mar 1st 2013, 12:35 PM 3,259 Views 3 Comments

Violence erupted during protests yesterday with 23 people shot dead after police opened fire in clashes with demonstrators.

# bangladesh - Monday 3 December, 2012

Clashes with police as 10,000 workers join Bangladesh fire protest
# Factory Fire
# Factory Fire

Clashes with police as 10,000 workers join Bangladesh fire protest

Dec 3rd 2012, 8:03 AM 1,782 Views 1 Comment

Protests have entered their second week after 110 people died in Bangladesh’s worst ever clothing factory fire.

# bangladesh - Thursday 29 November, 2012

Wal-Mart, Disney clothes found in Bangladesh fire
# 112 Dead
# 112 Dead

Wal-Mart, Disney clothes found in Bangladesh fire

Nov 29th 2012, 9:03 AM 10,949 Views 18 Comments

112 people were killed in the fire on Saturday at the Tazreen Fashions Ltd. factory.

# bangladesh - Tuesday 27 November, 2012

Sean 'Diddy' Combs urged to act after Bangladesh factory fire
# Bangladesh
# Bangladesh

Sean 'Diddy' Combs urged to act after Bangladesh factory fire

Nov 27th 2012, 10:22 AM 12,150 Views 26 Comments

Activists want the rapper to campaign for safer conditions at clothing factories in Bangladesh, one of which burned down at the weekend killing 110 staff.

# bangladesh - Monday 26 November, 2012

Workers protest 'deathtrap' factories
# Bangladesh
# Bangladesh

Workers protest 'deathtrap' factories

Nov 26th 2012, 2:00 PM 3,596 Views 6 Comments

Meanwhile, a second blaze broke out a 12-storey factory building, sparking new wave of panic.

# bangladesh - Sunday 25 November, 2012

At least 112 killed in fire at Bangladesh garment factory
# Bangladesh
# Bangladesh

At least 112 killed in fire at Bangladesh garment factory

Nov 25th 2012, 8:33 AM 4,008 Views 10 Comments

The seven-storey factory had three fire exits – but all led through the ground floor where the fire broke out.

# bangladesh - Thursday 18 October, 2012

Family defend Bangladeshi man arrested for NY bomb plot
# Federal Reserve
# Federal Reserve

Family defend Bangladeshi man arrested for NY bomb plot

Oct 18th 2012, 2:14 PM 4,555 Views 17 Comments

The suspect’s father said he spent all of his savings to send him to America to study so he would have a better chance at life.

# bangladesh - Wednesday 17 October, 2012

Man arrested over plot to blow up Federal Reserve in New York
# Attack
# Attack

Man arrested over plot to blow up Federal Reserve in New York

Oct 17th 2012, 11:00 PM 9,776 Views 61 Comments

The man believed he was about to detonate a car bomb outside the Federal Reserve – but the FBI had been closely watching him for some time and foiled the attack.

# bangladesh - Friday 21 September, 2012

McCullum makes history on the double against Bangladesh From The42

McCullum makes history on the double against Bangladesh

Sep 21st 2012, 2:50 PM 570 Views 0 Comments

New Zealand batsman looks like setting the T20 Cricket World Cup on fire.

# bangladesh - Saturday 21 July, 2012

Twenty20: Porterfield laments narrow defeat
# Fine Margins
From The42
# Fine Margins

Twenty20: Porterfield laments narrow defeat

Jul 21st 2012, 9:39 AM 221 Views 0 Comments

Despite a one run loss, the batsman vowed that Ireland would come out swinging this afternoon.

# bangladesh - Friday 20 July, 2012

Bangladesh pip Ireland in Twenty20 thriller
# Unlucky
From The42
# Unlucky

Bangladesh pip Ireland in Twenty20 thriller

Jul 20th 2012, 9:54 PM 3,661 Views 2 Comments

The Irish side were beaten, despite Trent Johnston hitting a six on the last ball.

# bangladesh - Wednesday 18 July, 2012

Sunny shines as Bangladesh thrash Ireland
# Match Report
From The42
# Match Report

Sunny shines as Bangladesh thrash Ireland

Jul 18th 2012, 10:51 PM 3,947 Views 3 Comments

The Irish team were beaten comprehensively in a Twenty20 international at Stormont this evening.

# bangladesh - Wednesday 20 June, 2012

Up to 27 million people are living in slavery, says US report
# Trafficking
# Trafficking

Up to 27 million people are living in slavery, says US report

Jun 20th 2012, 9:17 AM 2,350 Views 12 Comments

US State Dept’s annual report on human trafficking shows progress being made in Burma, while Syria fell in the rankings.

# bangladesh - Thursday 15 March, 2012

117 dead, more missing in Bangladesh ferry sinking
# Ferry Crash
# Ferry Crash

117 dead, more missing in Bangladesh ferry sinking

Mar 15th 2012, 8:23 AM 1,090 Views 0 Comments

Five more bodies have been pulled from the water today – bringing the death toll from the boat crash to 117.

# bangladesh - Tuesday 13 March, 2012

31 dead, dozens missing in Bangladesh ferry crash
# Bangladesh
# Bangladesh

31 dead, dozens missing in Bangladesh ferry crash

Mar 13th 2012, 1:12 PM 867 Views 1 Comment

At least 200 people were on board when the double-deck ferry went down in the early hours of the morning, and more fatalities are expected to be confirmed.

# bangladesh - Wednesday 15 February, 2012

A quarter of the world's children do not have enough to eat - report
# Save The Children
# Save The Children

A quarter of the world's children do not have enough to eat - report

Feb 15th 2012, 3:14 PM 1,791 Views 26 Comments

A major survey carried out by the charity Save the Children has highlighted the problem of child malnutrition.

# bangladesh - Sunday 8 May, 2011

Gardaí issue appeal for missing teen
# Missing Person
# Missing Person

Gardaí issue appeal for missing teen

May 8th 2011, 8:13 AM 1,371 Views 1 Comment

Sazzad Alam Bihare, originally from Bangladesh, has been missing since Monday, 2 May and was last seen at Glendoher Drive in Rathfarnham.

# bangladesh - Friday 15 April, 2011

The week in photos
Live Apr 15th 2011, 6:17 PM

The week in photos

# bangladesh - Wednesday 13 April, 2011

Bangladeshi man survives nine days trapped in cargo container
Live Apr 13th 2011, 2:45 PM

Bangladeshi man survives nine days trapped in cargo container

# bangladesh - Monday 11 April, 2011

View from Down Under: MCG rocks as rivals clash From The42
Live Apr 11th 2011, 11:54 AM

View from Down Under: MCG rocks as rivals clash

# bangladesh - Thursday 10 March, 2011

The weekly YouTube top 10
# Work Can Wait
From The42
# Work Can Wait

The weekly YouTube top 10

Mar 10th 2011, 1:20 PM 764 Views 0 Comments

Another week, another seven days of sport online.

# bangladesh - Friday 4 March, 2011

Bangladesh fans stone West Indies bus after heavy defeat
# Road Rage
From The42
# Road Rage

Bangladesh fans stone West Indies bus after heavy defeat

Mar 4th 2011, 6:29 PM 823 Views 0 Comments

Supporters mistook the bus for that of their own team, according to police.

# bangladesh - Saturday 19 February, 2011

Howzat? A bluffer's guide to the Cricket World Cup
# Just Not Cricket
From The42
# Just Not Cricket

Howzat? A bluffer's guide to the Cricket World Cup

Feb 19th 2011, 7:20 AM 752 Views 0 Comments

Worried that your limited knowledge of limited overs cricket will be shown up over the next six weeks? Not to worry, we’ve got all the info you’ll need to enjoy this year’s Cricket World Cup.

# bangladesh - Tuesday 21 December, 2010

Two arrested after publicly-flogged woman dies
# Bangladesh
# Bangladesh

Two arrested after publicly-flogged woman dies

Dec 21st 2010, 1:58 PM 692 Views 2 Comments

The woman died of her injuries a month after she was sentenced to 40 lashes, following allegations she had engaged in an affair with her step-son.